Summer Fun Check List

With the summer holidays well underway, we have put together some fun activities to do with Ita, including FREE ones! And since there is so much to do I thought I would share it!

Local splash park – FREE 

Theatre show – Prices vary but take advantage of local offers including ‘Kids Week’ (see below)

‘Disney in the Westend’ – FREE popup from 23 July – 1 Sept. Interactive Disney workshops for children.

Head to Ruxley Manor to see the fairies and the pixies come to life – Children £9.99 / adults £1.99

Children aged 7-14 can take part in one-hour open water ‘Swim Safe’ sessions running in 36 open water locations in England and Wales throughout the summer – FREE

The programme, run by ASA-qualified swimming teachers, will include up to 30-minutes of open water swimming, along with advice on water safety from qualified lifeguards. For the full details, see Swim Safe.

Visit your local zoo – prices will vary but look for local deals!

Visit the Imperial War Museum, London – FREE

Take a trip to the beach – FREE

Or take a trip to a fake beach! ‘The Beach at Brent Cross & Bluewater’ – entry is 3 quid for adults and kids over 3 years.

At Bella Italia, children can get a Piccolo or Grande meal for £1 when bought alongside a full-price adult main until noon on Sunday 18 August. (Sign up with your email address to get your coupon code).

Cinema date – during the holiday’s kids club runs throughout and tickets are only £2.50 each at Cineworld!

Be in the audience – head to applause store for free audience tickets (includes Love Island and X Factor) – FREE

Pets at Home runs workshops for children aged 5-11 during the school holidays. The sessions teach how to interact with animals such as guinea pigs and hamsters. Your children will get a certificate or sticker once they’ve completed the workshop too – FREE

Check out Disney Store events – Make your own lion mane on Thursday 25 July, make your own Forky Sat 27 July times: 11am to 12pm & 2pm to 3pm, take part in the Spider Man training Academy Spider-Man Training Academy on Tues 6 & Thurs 8 August from 2pm – 4pm – FREE

Visit the home of Winnie the Pooh – 100 Aker Wood at Aldenham Country Par. You also get to meet Pooh bear daily at 2pm – FREE

Visit a lavender farm – Hitchin Lavender adults £6 and children from 5 years are £3, but those U5 are FREE

Make your own slime at all Hobby Craft stores every Saturday throughout August. (runs in 30 minute slots) – FREE but you must book online.

Make a sun catcher at all Hobby Craft stores on Monday 5th, Wednesday 7th, Friday 9th August – FREE but you must book online.

Paint your own ceramic at all Hobby Craft stores on Monday 12th, Wednesday 14th, Friday 16th August– FREE but you must book online.

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